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The Pink Lady Slipper

Billie Williams

The Pink Lady Slipper

by Billie Williams

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Wings ePress .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature & Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages282
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12370914M
    ISBN 101590886100
    ISBN 109781590886106
    OCLC/WorldCa64125218

    Cypripedium acaule is a species of flowering plant in the orchid family genus Cypripedium is one of the five genera in the sub-family Cypripedioideae, commonly known as lady's slipper described in by Scottish botanist William Aiton, C. acaule is commonly referred to as the pink lady's slipper, stemless lady's-slipper, or moccasin : Orchidaceae. Showy Lady’s Slipper (Cypripedium reginae) By Wayne Owen. Showy lady’s slippers are the tallest native northern orchid, and many believe they are the most stunning. The specific epithet reginae is the Latin meaning "queen", and once seen in the wild, it is easy to understand why. Plants consist of a stout, hairy, leafy stalk usually bearing.

    The Lady's Slipper Orchids The Slipper Orchids Carousel Our carousel is a rotating set of images, rotation stops on keyboard focus on carousel tab controls or hovering the mouse pointer over images.   The pink lady’s-slipper, or moccasin flower, that I saw is the most common lady’s slipper in the Northeast. It grows in acidic soils and is often found in oak and white pine forests. The lady’s slipper has an unusual flower ― its petals are fused together into a hollow pouch.

      The lady-slipper's beauty is also its greatest curse. ''It is one of the most vulnerable to wild collection,'' Mr. Cullina said, adding that virtually all of the pink lady-slippers for sale in the.   The Lady’s Slipper legend encourages us to do better, to take the high road. Sometimes against all odds. “The medicine she carried back saved her the next spring, the maiden and her brother searched the woods and lakeshore for her moccasins. Instead they found beautiful pink and white flowers shaped just like moccasins.


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The Pink Lady Slipper by Billie Williams Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Legend of the Lady slipper tells the story of a young girl who bravely ventured out into a snowstorm on a mission to find the plant medicines that would save her loved ones from a sickness that had descended upon her village/5.

The Lady's Slipper: A sweeping historical novel of orchids and obsession - Kindle edition by Swift, Deborah. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Lady's Slipper: A sweeping historical novel of orchids and obsession/5().

Learning about the Pink Lady Slipper has made me interested in learning more about orchids. Here’s one book that looks interesting. Orchid Fever: A Horticultural Tale of Love, Lust, and Lunacy. The orchid is used for everything from medicine for elephants to an aphrodisiac ice cream.

The Ojibwa tell a story of the moccasin flower, called lady slipper in English, a beautiful woodland blossom. First-time children's authors but longtime storytellers Lunge-Larsen and Preus use native sources and tell the sweet legend in a powerful way.5/5(20).

Product details Age Range: 4 - 7 years Grade Level: Preschool - 5 Series: Myths, Legends, Fairy and Folktales Hardcover: 48 pages Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press; First Printing edition (May ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: 11 x 5/5(13). This was a The Pink Lady Slipper book book.

I would have given it five stars, but am not usually fond of romances. I absolutely love the historical aspects of the novel and was pleasantly surprised at how fascinating the story of the Lady's Slipper orchid was and at how it was integrated into the story/5().

Pink Lady’s Slipper (also known commonly at Moccasin Flower and Whip-poor-will Shoes) may look delicate, but is a hardy plant, able to withstand the cold winters of northern Ontario.

There are a few lady’s slipper orchid species in Ontario: Showy, Ram’s-head and Yellow all have that “slipper. The pink and white lady’s slipper (Cypripedium reginae), also known as the showy lady’s slipper or queen’s lady slipper, was adopted as the state flower in Found living in open fens, bogs, swamps, and damp woods where there is plenty of light, lady’s slippers grow slowly, taking up to 16 years to produce their first flowers.

They bloom in late June or early July. Pink lady's slipper is a large, showy wildflower belonging to the orchid family. It has two opposite basal leaves with conspicuous parallel veins and a large flower at the end of an erect stalk.

The flower is magenta to whitish-pink; sometimes the whitish pink flowers will have darker pink venation. of o results for "lady slipper" Skip to main search results Amazon Prime.

Eligible for Free Shipping Pink Lady's Slipper Moccasin Flower (Cypripedium acaule) Orchid Seeds. out of 5 stars $ $ 2.

The Lady's Slipper: A sweeping historical novel of orchids and obsession. Book. PINK LADY SLIPPER - Cypripedium acaule (Seeds per Packet: +) The elusive, sought after Pink Lady Slipper plant is one of nature's most beautiful creations.

Also known as the Moccasin Flower. A showy flower that attracts bees and other flying insects. Our lady slippers seeds are never gathered from the wild, but nursery L SHADE/WOODLAND NOTE: Growing medium for orchids.

Pink Lady’s Slipper (Cypripedium acaule) is a member of the orchid family that grows to 18 inches tall. It’s a fairly rare Smoky Mtn wildflower to find. The ladies above were spotted stepping out just off Twin Creeks trail near the Bud Ogle Place on the Roaring Fork.

Scientific Name: Cypripedium acaule. Genus: Cypripedium. Species Epithet: acaule. Common Name: Pink Lady's-slipper, Stemless Lady's-slipper.

Plant Type: Herb/Wildflower. Another is the pink lady’s slipper (C. acaule), also known as the moccasin flower. Most species have one or two flowers on a stem about 30 to 60 cm (12 to 24 inches) tall. Most species have one or two flowers on a stem about 30 to 60 cm (12 to 24 inches) tall.

Pink lady’s slipper is usually pink, rarely white in some individual plants or populations. It is a perennial, inches tall with 2 leaves that are basal. Flowers are strongly veined pouches with deep furrows.

Blooms from May to June. Cypripedium calceolus: Large yellow lady’s slipper is variable. Mostly it is a hairy perennial,   In pink lady’s slipper, it is the flower, and not the root, that is reminiscent of male naughty bits. Orchids typically have three petals, with one of the flower’s petals forming a pouch-like structure, aptly named the labellum.

The flowers are very distinctive, and I had previously seen their photos in books. Pink lady’s slipper, Cypripedium acaule.

Wow. Photos didn’t do them justice. It was an absolutely gorgeous pink flower set against the brown background of pine needles. And it was a whole “ballroom” of pink lady’s slippers.

Latine Seeds 50 pcs Lady Slipper Orchid, Paphiopedilum Orchid Seeds Cypripedium, Long-Lasting Blooms, Hardy, Easy to Grow. Cypripedium reginae, known as the showy lady's slipper, pink-and-white lady's-slipper, or the queen's lady's-slipper, is a rare lady's-slipper orchid native to northern North America.

Although never common, this plant has vanished from much of its historical range Family: Orchidaceae. Showy lady’s slipper – Showy lady’s slipper (C. reginae) is another large species, 1 to 2 feet tall, that grows naturally in bogs, swamps, wet meadows and damp woodlands.

The white flower is streaked with pink and blooms in late spring/early summer. The Pink Slipper Project. 5K likes. The Pink Slipper Project brings together volunteers from across the nation to stitch, crochet, and knit warm, handmade slippers, washcloths, and pet blankets for.Showy lady’s-slippers and yellow lady’s-slippers are not listed as rare species in Minnesota.

However, some plants listed in Chapter 18H are also covered by Minnesota’s Endangered Species Act (Minnesota Statute ), including several species of lady’s-slipper and other orchids. These plants are protected from collection or.Three types of lady slipper, the Showy, Small Yellow and Ram’s-Head, are listed on the official Massachussett’s endangered plants list.

In New Hampshire, the Pink Lady Slipper is given the.